Beluga whale with Use raise alarm in Norway

A beluga whale discovered with a harness that seemed to be Russian made has raised the alert of Norwegian officials and prompted speculation that the animal may have escaped by a Russian military facility.

Joergen Ree Wiig of this Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries states”Equipment St. Petersburg” consists of the tap strap, which includes a bracket for an action camera.

He said Monday anglers at Arctic Norway a week reported the cetacean using a tight swimming about. A fisherman, helped by the Ree Wiig, jumped to eliminate the harness.

He said”folks in Norway’s army have demonstrated great interest” in the exploit.

Norway’s Aftenposten daily reported that the Russian army is believed to have trained sea mammals.